Students will connect with like-minded peers, and receive personalized support from seasoned web developers.
JReid InDeed — a charitable organization founded by NFL safety Justin Reid — wants to empower every child to thrive in a tech-driven world. This July, JReid InDeed is teaming up with edX to host a three-week high school camp.
During the Tackling Tech Computer Science Camp program, your child will:
Web development is one of the fastest-growing careers in today’s economy, with jobs in the field projected to grow by 23% from 2021 through 2031.1
By giving your child hands-on experience in coding and computer science, you can help them see the value of learning these in-demand skills. A Gallup poll shows that students who spend at least one hour a week studying computer science are more likely to see it as important to learn.2
1 Web Developers and Digital Designers. (2022). U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved April 2023.
2 Current Perspectives and Continuing Challenges in Computer Science Education in U.S. K-12 Schools. (2020). Gallup, Inc. and Google, Inc. Retrieved April 2023.
|Program dates||July 10–28, 2023|
|Program length||3 weeks, Monday–Friday|
Instructional programming: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Office hours and lunch (provided): 12–1 p.m.
Fitness activities (Fridays only): 1–2 p.m.
|Location||University of Missouri-Kansas City campus|
The mission of JReid InDeed is to effect change in the world by supporting local communities through tangible difference-making actions. JReid InDeed is a charitable organization founded by NFL safety Justin Reid that focuses on supporting disadvantaged youth and communities through interactive programs, community engagement, and technology access. The foundation focuses on children in underserved communities of Houston, Louisiana, and Kansas City. FULLY CHARGED is our plan of action… it’s how we walk the walk to carry out InDeed what our mission puts into words. It focuses on three areas of concentration: Technology, Nutrition and Athletics.
edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.